Today's News

Yemen's suspected cholera cases likely to double to over 600,000


The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen is expected to at least double by the end of this year, to more than 600,000. That's according to disease experts from the International Committee…

23 Jul 2017 / Listen /

UN chief calls for restraint by Israelis and Palestinians following recent violence

A bird's eye view of Jerusalem. Photo: UN Photo/ Rick Bajornas

The UN Secretary-General has expressed concern over recent violence in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. António Guterres has deplored the deaths of three Palestinians in Jerusalem's Old City and the stabbing deaths of…

22 Jul 2017 / Listen /
"Dramatic deepening" of humanitarian crisis in DRC: UN relief chief Development goals not possible without investing in women: UN deputy chief Food aid costs have skyrocketed, warns WFP Most people warned against tobacco use, but industry still resistant
Today's Features

Boosting "financial inclusion" for migrant cash is "a low-hanging fruit"


Allowing families who receive cash from migrants working overseas access to reliable financial services, is "a low-hanging fruit" which…

24 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Photojournalist partners with UN to chronicle refugee journeys


From Lebanon to Greece, British Photographer Giles Duley has been capturing refugees' epic journeys of survival as they search…

24 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Multilingualism promotes respect: Zimbabwean student in China


Growing up in a multilingual home has taught a young woman from Zimbabwe to value all cultures. Gugulethu Jemaine…

24 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Countryside food producers suffering most from poverty


Farmers producing 80 per cent of the world's food are suffering the most from poverty and malnutrition, according to…

22 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Empowering young women to speak for themselves


When it comes to young women's right to access reproductive health care, "knowledge is power," according to an activist…

22 Jul 2017 / Listen /
One million undocumented Afghans to get right to stay in Pakistan Stigma-free access to sexual health care a must for youth Multilingual contest inspires UK student's fight for gender equality More women religious leaders needed to help prevent atrocities
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People in Houses

Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt


In this historic audio, listen to Eleanor Roosevelt – diplomat, activist and former First Lady of the United States – read from…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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